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Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter

Publication details
Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter 1969: 75, figs 1-16

Published in: Groover, R.D. & Bold, H.C. (1969). Phycological studies VIII. The taxonomy and comparative physiology of the Chlorosarcinales and certain other edaphic algae. 6907: 1-165.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planophila is Planophila laetevirens Gerneck.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Floydiella terrestris (R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter) Friedl & O'Kelly

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Tennessee (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384). Type: Soil. (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384).

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Source of current name
Friedl, T. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of green algae assigned to the genus Planophila (Chlorophyta): evidence from 18S rDNA sequence data and ultrastructure. European Journal of Phycology 37: 373-384.

Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

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